Draft Scout Snapshot: A closer look at the Bears' picks: Round 6/183 -- David Fales, QB, 6-2, 228, San Jose State...He is expected to come in and compete with Jerrod Johnson for developmental quarterback behind backup Jordan Palmer. He led the NCAA in completion percentage as a junior (.725) after transferring from junior college. He'd originally committed to Nevada but left after his freshman year because an offense that greatly utilized the running of Colin Kaepernick did not fit his skills. A big arm hasn't been his calling card, but accuracy has, and he threw for 66 touchdowns in two seasons with San Jose State. He completed 68 percent in two seasons.
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11/29/13 - Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr threw six first-half touchdown passes, but the Bulldogs' bid for a BCS game berth was undone by San Jose State quarterback David Fales and the Spartans in a wild offensive showcase. Fales also threw six touchdown passes in the first half, leading the Spartans to a 62-52 victory over the No. 16 Bulldogs on Friday afternoon at Spartan Stadium. The loss dropped Fresno State's record to 10-1, knocking the Bulldogs out of contention for a spot in a BCS game and opening the door for Northern Illinois to claim a BCS game berth.
San Jose State (6-6) ended a three-game losing streak and became bowl eligible for the second straight year. Fales finished 36-of-44 for 543 yards, six touchdowns and no interceptions. Carr was 38-of-50 for 519 yards, six touchdowns and one interception. Fresno State wide receiver Davante Adams had 13 catches for 264 yards and three touchdowns.
Three San Jose State wide receivers exceeded 100 yards in receiving -- Chandler Jones (eight catches, 146 yards, three touchdowns), Kyle Nunn (10 catches, 160 yards, two touchdowns) and Tyler Winston (10 catches, 164 yards, one score). San Jose amassed 736 yards of offense, and the teams combined for 1,382 yards, the most in an FBS game this season. The two teams compiled 1,006 yards in the first half, which ended with San Jose State leading 42-41. - The Sports Xchange
10/28/13 - WEEK 9 MOUNTAIN WEST OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: San Jose State QB David Fales...For the second time in a three-week span, San Jose State University quarterback David Fales is the Mountain West Conference Offensive Player of the Week. Fales completed 27-of-37 passes without an interception for 482 yards and five touchdowns in the Spartans' 51-44 come-from-behind victory over the University of Wyoming in a Mountain West Conference game.
The 6-foot-3 senior from Salinas, Calif., engineered a second-half comeback after Wyoming took a 30-14 lead early in the third quarter. Fales would lead San Jose State to a season-high 22-point third quarter that put the Spartans ahead for the first time, 36-30. The two teams then traded touchdowns until Fales directed the game-winning drive of 65 yards on 12 plays covering 5:09 in the fourth quarter. His 1-yard quarterback dive over the left side of the offensive line was the first time he scored a touchdown in a San Jose State uniform.
He set a conference record for most consecutive 300-plus passing yardage games and tied another Mountain West mark for back-to-back contests throwing for at least 400 passing yards. For October, Fales was as good as any quarterback in the country throwing for 1,231 yards and 11 touchdowns during the Spartans' three-game winning streak. The Spartan signal caller was named the Offensive Player of the Week following the Colorado State win on October 12. - San Jose State football
10/28/13 - WEEK 9 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PERFORMANCE AWARDS NATIONAL FBS OFFENSIVE PERFORMER OF THE WEEK: David Fales (San Jose State)...Fales completed 27-of-37 passes without an interception for 482 yards and five touchdowns in the Spartans' 51-44 come-from-behind victory over the University of Wyoming in a Mountain West Conference game. The 6-foot-3 senior from Salinas, Calif., engineered a second-half comeback after Wyoming took a 30-14 lead early in the third quarter. Fales would lead San Jose State to a season-high 22-point third quarter that put the Spartans ahead for the first time, 36-30. The two teams then traded touchdowns until Fales directed the game-winning drive of 65 yards on 12 plays covering 5:09 in the fourth quarter. - San Jose State football/College Football Performance Awards
10/28/13 - WEEK 9 SENIOR BOWL COLLEGE SENIOR OF THE WEEK: David Fales has had his share of great games at San Jose State. Saturday, the Spartans' senior may have had his best. Fales was 27-37 passing for 482 yards and five touchdowns, including the game-winner with seven seconds left, to lift SJSU past Wyoming, 51-44. He also ran for a touchdown as San Jose State overcame a 16-point deficit in the second half. Fales now has 50 career touchdowns passes and is nine shy of tying the school record. For his performance, Fales is the Reese's Senior Bowl College Senior of the Week. - SeniorBowl.com
10/27/13 - David Fales passed for 482 yards and five touchdowns and scored his first rushing touchdown of the season with eight seconds left to lead San Jose State over Wyoming 51-44 in a Mountain West Conference affair Saturday night. The Spartans (4-3, 3-1) overcame a 16-point third quarter deficit, using three consecutive touchdowns to take the lead at the end of the frame.
Wyoming (4-4, 2-2) then went 69 yards in 10 plays, culminating with Shaun Wick's 15-yard TD carry with 11:47 remaining. The teams traded another touchdown apiece before the Spartans showed one last trick. On fourth and inches from the Wyoming 46, the Spartans ran a play-action and Fales found tight end Billy Freeman alone along the left sideline. Freeman pulled in the pass and rumbled 33 yards to the Cowboys' 13. Five plays later, Fales pushed his way into the end zone for the deciding score. - AP Sports
10/14/13 - WEEK 7 MOUNTAIN WEST OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: San Jose State QB David Fales...Quarterback David Fales completed 28-of-35 passes for 431 yards and three touchdowns leading San Jose State University to a 34-27 comeback win over Colorado State University in a Mountain West Conference game.
Fales' three touchdown passes came on plays of 83, 77 and 62 yards to running back Jarrod Lawson and wide receivers Chandler Jones and Tyler Winston, respectively as the Spartans (3-3, 2-1 Mountain West) came from behind for the second week in a row. San Jose State finished with a season-high 608 yards of total offense. - San Jose State football
10/12/13 - David Fales connected with Tyler Winston on a 62-yard touchdown catch and run with 5:36 to play to lift San Jose State to a 34-27 win over Colorado State on Saturday. In a game which featured five ties and seven lead changes, Fales completed 28 of 35 passes for 431 yards and three touchdowns. Fales threw touchdown passes of 83- and 77-yards to Jarrod Lawson and Chandler Jones, respectively, in the second quarter and San Jose State (3-3, 2-1 Mountain West) piled up 608 yards of total offense.
Lawson finished with 104 yards receiving and a game-high 98 yards rushing, including an 18-yard touchdown run in the third quarter. Tyler Winston added eight receptions for 151 yards and a score for the Spartans. Garrett Grayson had 310 yards passing and three touchdowns for Colorado State (2-4, 0-1 Mountain West), but threw two second half interceptions which led to 10 SJSU points. - AP Sports
10/06/13 - David Fales threw three touchdown passes and Austin Lopez kicked three field goals and San Jose State beat Hawaii, 37-27, at Aloha Stadium Saturday. The Spartans (2-3, 1-1 Mountain West) rallied from a 14-3 first-quarter deficit with 31 straight points to snap a three-game losing streak. Fales tossed touchdown passes of 61, 35 and 27 yards and completed 16 of 35 passes for 318 yards. Lopez converted on field goals of 44, 51 - a career-long - and 37 yards. San Jose State posted 550 yards of total offense, including 232 rushing yards - both season-highs. Tim Crawley led the way with 21 rushes for 93 yards and Jarrod Lawson added 12 carries for 89 yards. Tyler Winston caught six passes for 159 yards. - AP Sports
09/27/13 - The Spartans (1-2, 0-0) go into this week's big rematch with Utah State coming off back-to-back losses to Stanford and Minnesota during which they were outscored by a combined 77-37. The team also suffered a key injury to WR Noel Grigsby who is out indefinitely with a knee injury that may be season-ending. One bright spot has been K Austin Lopez who made his 21st consecutive field goal in last week's 43-24 loss at Minnesota, the longest active streak in FBS.
Vs. Utah State, Friday: Pass blocking for QB David Fales will be a big key. The Spartans yielded 13 sacks to the Aggies in last year's 49-27 loss in Logan, a game that decided the WAC title. Fales still passed for 467 yards and three touchdowns despite running for his life. Utah State rushed for 212 yards in last year's win and first-year Spartan coach Ron Caragher made the decision to switch from a 4-3 to a 3-4 defense this season to better combat spread attacks like the one the Aggies use. - The Sports Xchange
09/23/13 - WEEK 4 COLLEGE FOOTBALL STARS: David Fales, San Jose State, threw for 439 yards and three TDs in a 43-24 loss to Minnesota. - AP Sports